Sandgrouse 21 (1)

Sandgrouse is published by OSME and contains papers and short notes on the ornithology of the OSME region, provides bird and conservation news from the region and a comprehensive round up of bird sightings in the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

Sandgrouse Volume 21 (1) Spring 1999

Sandgrouse Cover 21 (1)

Small Skylark Alauda gulgula, taken by Leo J.R. Boon at Eilat, Israel.

2 OSME NEWS
   
2 NEWS AND INFORMATION
   
4 REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION
   
5 PHOTOSPOT Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse
  HADORAM SHIRIHAI, REUVEN YOSEF, PAUL DOHERTY & DAN ALON
9 PROFILE Hadoram Shirihai
  GUY M. KIRWAN & RICHARD PORTER
10 Jordan Bird Report 1995-97
  IAN J. ANDREWS, FARES KHOURY & HADORAM SHIRIHAI
36 A checklist of the birds of Israel and Jordan
  HADORAM SHIRIHAI IAN J. ANDREWS, GUY M. KIRWAN & PETER DAVIDSON
45 Fifty species new to Israel, 1979-1998: their discovery and documentation, with tips on identification
  HADORAM SHIRIHAI
106 REVIEWS & RECENT LITERATURE
   
108 AROUND THE REGION GUY M. KIRWAN
Editor: Guy M. Kirwan
Features Editor Derek Harvey
Assistant Editor Ian J. Andrews
Editorial Committee Mikael Blair, Paul Goriup, Ben Hoare, Mike Jennings, Rodney Martins, Peter L. Meininger & Dr Stephen Newton
Photographic Editor Paul Doherty
Design & Production Harry I. Scott
Identification Consultants C. G. Bradshaw, Arnoud B. den Berg & Steve Madge